Turkey's Ambassador in Canberra has blasted as "unfair" international calls to tighten the country's border with Syria to stem the flow of foreign jihadists and said countries such as Australia should do more to stop such fighters leaving their own shores.
Paul Roos says Dean Terlich and Alex Georgiou face a club-imposed sanction for their Mad Monday prank.
Clive Palmer has signalled he will support restoring temporary protection visas only if the Abbott government removes asylum seeker children from Christmas Island and Nauru.
Canberra’s spring open gardens program will go ahead despite the closure of Open Gardens Australia next year.
The short term future of James O'Connor and his return to Australian is shored up. But confusion reigns about his long-term plans after the World Cup in Britain next year.
Around 100 people were evacuated from a seven-storey building on George Street after a fire broke out in its basement on Tuesday.
The construction workers union directed all staff and officials to clean out their emails despite being issued with an order to produce electronic documents to the royal commission into union corruption.